Attendance Review: 2013 Bradenton Marauders

Welcome to our fifth attendance review of the Bradenton Marauders. This post continues our series of looking back at trends in Tampa Bay area fan behavior since 2007. Today we look at the home attendance of the 2013 Bradenton Marauders.

Overview: The Bradenton Marauders began play in the Florida State League in 2010. The Marauders play their home games at McKechnie Field. McKechnie Field is also the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 2013, the population of Bradenton was 51,763.

Bradenton Marauders 2013:

Home Games: 66

Total attendance: 109,845 (up 8.19% from 2012: 101,528)

Per Game Average: 1,772 (up 16.96% from 2011: 1,515)

Highest attended game: 6,557 on Sunday, August 31st vs Fort Myers

Lowest attended game: 661 on Wednesday, May 22th vs Tampa

Double headers: 4 (June 2, June 21, July 19, August 13)

Cancellations: 3 (Also two games moved to other locations)

Notable rehab assignments: None

Other notable appearances: None


(red highlight = below annual average of 1,772)


2013 Marauders overall

By Month:

2013 Marauders by month chart

The following graph depicts the average attendance by month.

2013 Marauders by month graph

By Day of the Week:

2013 Marauders by day chart

Marauders attendance increased 1% on the weekends compared to their average Monday through Thursday attendance.

  • Mon-Thurs average attendance: 1,763
  • Fri-Sun average attendance: 1,781
  • Increase: 1%

The following graph depicts the average attendance by day.

2013 Marauders by day graph

The following chart shows how often each day outdrew the game prior.

2013 Marauders by day up percent

By Opponent:

2013 Marauders by opponent

By Starting Pitcher:

2013 Marauders by starter

The following chart depicts how attendance reacted from one starter to the next. If a pitcher is a great draw, the percentage between he and the prior starter should be higher.

2013 Marauders by starter up

Additional Bradenton Marauders Reviews:

Attendance Review: 2014 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2012 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2011 Bradenton Marauders
Attendance Review: 2010 Bradenton Marauders

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